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Two Museums in Athens among the 41 spectacular Museums to “visit before you die”

Two Museums in Athens are on the list of 41 spectacular museums to visit before you die. It is the New Acropolis Museum and the Benaki Museum. On the list compiled by experts for the online edition of UK’s The Telegraph, the two museums in Athens are together with world …

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Athens is Top 4. among Best Destinations in Europe 2017

Athens is among the Best European destinations for a holiday or a city trip in 2017. Following an online voting, Athens holds Number 4 on the list of 20 selected destinations in Europe. Top is Porto in Portugal, followed by Milan in Italy and Gdansk in Poland. 4. Athens     …

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“Help A Dane”: Denmark appeals to Greeks to save tourists

“Esteemed citizens of Greece. Denmark needs your help.” In quite acceptable Greek, presenter Danish Mikael Bertelsen explains the reasons why Greeks should help Danish tourists whenever they see them around. The campaign appeals to the kindness of  foreigners to save Danes. “We love Greece, but there is a problem” Bertelsen …

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Vote for ‘Athens’ as Europe’s Best Destination in 2017

Which destination will be awarded the title of Best European destination in 2017? Greek capital Athens is among twenty pre-selected incredible destinations in Europe that deserve the title Best European destination in 2017. . With lots of points of interest, from ancient Greece to a vibrant modern city, with the …

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Battle won: End of roaming charges when traveling within the EU

Long awaited …To be implemented soon. Groundbreaking decision on roaming charges within the European Union! EU negotiators agreed on wholesale prices, the final piece to make it happen. With the new agreement, when traveling in the European Union consumers will be able to call, send SMS or surf on their …

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Antiparos underground house makes it to BBC series

Did you know there is a stunning house on the Greek island of Antiparos that is hidden beneath the landscape? The amazing nine-bedroom underground  holiday home called Ktima House has now acquired publicity because of a series of BBC. Award-winning architect Piers Taylor and actress and property enthusiast Caroline Quentin …

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“Austerity Air Conditioning”: One A/C for two rooms – seen in hotel in Greece

The tourists were surprised about the construction and tried to find out what it was. It was “austerity air conditioning” or “shared A/C” : One A/C for two rooms. The hotel is on the island of Lefkada at the Ionian Sea. Κουβαρντάς Έλληνας ξενοδόχος … Αιρ κοντισιον για 2 δωμάτια …

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Two F-16 escort EL-AL Boeing 747 through Greek FIR due to Bomb Threat

Two Greek F-16 fighters jets took off and accompanied through the Athens FIR a Boeing 747 of Israel’s national carrier EL-AL. The Boeing was flying the route New York – Tel Aviv. The Boeing entered Athens FIR at 11:02 am Tuesday and exited it at 11:12 am. According to Greek …

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Clean Beaches Report 2016: Where to swim in Athens & surrounding areas

You are in Athens and you hear the call of the sea? There are several clean beaches nearby that you can visit with public transport means and others a bit more far away that you’d better reach with own vehicle. The Laboratories of the National Ecological Research Center PAKOEE issued …

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Clean Beaches: With 430 Blue Flags Greece earns 4rd place in EU: 1st is … Luxembourg!

Greece has earned the fourth place in Europe with regards to the quality of its bathing waters. According to data published by the European Environment Agency,  97.2% of areas inspected were deemed to be outstanding. The EEA also announced that the country was positioned third worldwide in terms of Blue …

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Transavia plane from Paris to Crete makes emergency landing in Italy

A Transavia plane made an emergency landing after smoke developed in the cockpit. The Boeing 738 flying from Paris, France to the Greek island of Crete landed at the Marco Polo airport in Venice, Italy. The plane was carrying 172 passengers and 7 crew members. The emergency landing was successful, …

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